Written by Antoine Lynch, Athletics Media Specialist
RALEIGH, N.C. – The Shaw University men's basketball team returns to action Saturday, Feb. 1 for a Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) matchup against Lincoln University (PA). Tipoff is scheduled for 4 p.m. inside Manuel Rivero Hall.
Live coverage will be available on www.shawbears.com as well as www.lulions.com.
Shaw enters Saturday's contest at 4-17 overall and 1-10 (CIAA) play, most recently falling to Winston-Salem State University on Monday, 78-61.
Junior guard Greyson Kelley (Raleigh, NC) leads the Bears in the scoring department averaging 20.9 points per game. Senior guard DaVaughn Kelsie (Richmond, VA adds 16.1 points per game while freshman guard Nigel Martin (Cleveland, OH) charts 15.2 points per game.
Lincoln (PA) (7-15, 3-7 CIAA) returns to the court after dropping a 70-68 decision at home against Virginia State University on Jan. 27. The Lions are paced on offense by Zahrion Blue who averages 15.1 points per game followed by Dequan Williams at 12.9 points per game while also leading Lincoln (PA) on the glass with 11.5 per contest.
The Bears will be looking to avenge an 82-66 non-conference defeat to the Lions on Jan. 9 in Raleigh, N.C.
For the most up-to-date information on Shaw athletics and its 13 varsity sport teams, please visit www.shawbears.com.